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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - February 14, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                010175 PUBLICATION Carbondalt Murphysboro Herrin 710 N Illinois 1113 Walnut 212 N 16th Volumt 82No 381 Oe a Copy Two Sections them oisan It Hirrln Journil THURSDAY FEBRUARY 14 1974 LS BOX 789 DECATUR ILL 62525 CarbendaleHerrlnMurphysberc Federal office reports atrocious price gouging Washington AP The Federal Energy Office said today it is directing oil companies to provide more fuel to truck stops immediately and that it has found atrocious price gouging in sales of pro pane gas Deputy FEO Administrator John C Sawhill told a news conference however the FEO is not ready to start shifting gasoline supplies to alleviate shortages and inequities among the states Sawhill said the FEO is sen ding teams to 19 states im mediately to attempt to verify gasoline supply data and to start working wih governors to alleviate problems In other announcements Sawhill said The FEO directed refineries to increase jet fuel production six per cent and to draw from stocks to provide airlines with their fuel allotment this month The FEO in direct checks of customs reports found petroleum imports for last week to be far higher than reported by the American Petroleum In stitute on Wednesday They were running just about at predicted levels of the full im pact of the Arab oil embargo and not some 500000 barrels per day short as the API in dicated The FEO said not enough states and local governments have acted to solve the problems of long lines at gasoline stations It urged them to take steps in cluding sales limitations and perhaps staggered hours to make sure some service stations are open throughout the day The FEO planned to pro pose perhaps Friday an energy information bill to require mandatory reporting of industry information on all forms of energy The FEO also planned to propose next week changes in the mandatory Petroleum Allocation Act governing the distribution of crude oil Sawhill said the act which now requires roughly equal sharing of crude oil supplies among all refiners large and small should be changed to ensure supplies to the in dependent refiners but not to force major companies to transfer supplies among themselves The most anxiously awaited announcement from the FEO the allocation or perhaps reallocation of gasoline supplies among the state did not come today Sawhill said the reason was that the FEO is faced with uncertain data and could not act until it is sure which states are already due to get how much gasoline Only black Victor Rouse resigns from board of trustees By Dave Butler Of The Southern niinoisan Edwardsville W Victor Rouse of Evanston has resigned from the Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees the board was told today Board chairman Ivan A El liott Jr Carmi said Rouse has submitted his resignation to Gov Daniel Walker Elliott said he does not know if Walker has accepted the resignation Rouse the only black member cf the board was appointed by Gov Richard B Ogilvie in Nov ember 1971 He succeeded the first black member of the SIU board Edwin C Bill Berry a onetime executive director of the Chicago Urban League who had left because of other commitments Rouse was a member of Loy ola Universitys NCAA cham pionship basketball team of 1963 He is founder and presi dent of his own management consulting firm in Chicago In action at todays board meeting Elliott was unanimous ly reelected to his second one year term as chairman He also George Aiken wont run again Washington AP Republican Senator George D Aiken of Vermont dean of the Senate with 33 years of service announced today he will not run for reelection this year Aiken 81 said he appreciated offers of support from members of both major parties but my decision not to be a candidate for another term was made some years ago The white haired senator the senior GOP member of the Senate Foreign Relations Com mittee is the sixth of the Senate to announce he would not stand tor reelection wsa reelected to serve on the Civil Service Employes Merit Board and will be on the boards executive committee Harold E Fischer Granite City was reelected vice chair man and Harris Howe Jackson ville was reelected secretary Fischer was named by Elliott to be alternate representative for SIU to the Illinois Board of Higher Education The boards representative to the higher board William Allen of Bloomington suffered a cor onary insufficiency and has been hospitalized for some time He returned to work this week on a limited basis but will not be able to participate in SIU business for an undetermined length of time Neither Rouse nor Allen atten ded todays meeting In action approved by the board Ted E Boyle professor of English at SIUC was named chairman of the English Dept replacing William S i m e o n e Simeone resigned as chairman over the way budget cuts were administered to his department Boyles salary was set at per month a raise The board also approved 10 continuing appointments for fa culty members all for the School of Medicine No continuing appointments for other faculty members were approved apparently be cause of budget cutbacks and expected layoffs next June oE some teachers Expected to come before the board today was a request to create the position of vice pre sident for reearch and projects at SIUC The Graduate Student Council and the SIUC adminis tration are supporting creation of the new position The boards staff has raised several questions over creation of the new position in light of the financial exigency that has been declared at SIUC A qpPy board staff com ments which has been obtained by the Southern Illinoisan sug gests that trustees question carefully the creation of the position However the board staff apparently is not specifi cally opposing the position The resolution does not recommend any individual for the job W Victor Rouse Bocrrcf may sef cfafe for session on Derge By Dave Butler Of The Southern Illinoisan Edwardsville The Southern Illinois Univer sity Board of Trustees was ex pected to decide today how and when it will hear charges by the faculty against SlUCarbon dale president David R Derge and his administration The board was not scheduled to hear evidence against the said Elliott said the board could Student Senate reaffirms censure p 3 Derge administration at todays meeting Charges agafast the admini stration were leveled earlier by the SIUC Faculty Senate The senate censured the administra not listen to the evidence today because of an already crowded agenda The Faculty Senate asked ear lier to be able to present the evidence ina closed session of Gasoline dealers threaten strike New York AP Faced with federal fines for exclusive sales to regular I William E Simon directed service stations to treat all customers and a federal price customers alike or be fined up to freeze on gasoline service j In Norfolk Va some area station operators are threaten service station operators said ine to follow the truckers suit I today they plan a fourday strike and strike that they hope will completely Some already had closed their shut down gasoline pumps in pumps and others said they this fuelshort metropolitan were prepared to do so area Bill Victory head of a The operators after a series Washington state retailers of meetings Wednesday night association said Dealer after j announced they would shut off dealer has called to say If the I their gas pumps tonight and truckers can do it so can we would not reopen them until Lets pump out our gasoline Tuesday to protest the new allocations and close federal regulations down I George Vickers of a Invoking the Emergency j Virginia Beach service station Petroleum Allocation Act of j and spokesman for one group of 1973 federal energy chief j 50 to 75 operators who met Wednesday night said the latest government edict banning discrimination in the sale of gasoline was the last straw Dealers can no longer afford to stay in business under the present regulations Vickers said Hartford Conn station operator Alex Rokycky said Simons guidelines are terrible Our regular customers have been Loyal to us for years If we have to sell to strangers our regular customers will have a grudge against us Robert Jacobs secretary treasurer of the Illinois Gasoline Dealers Association said about 10 per cent of Chicagos stations now sell gas only to regular customers whose cars they also repair and tune up This is our right Jacobs said We are not a public utility or a monopoly The small guy has to keep his regular customers or he loses all his backroom business An officer of a Washington state service station association said his members were eager to see a gasoline price increase which they claim Simon pro mised them last December Simon hasnt made good on his promise said Wayne Bowlby And now hes got this policy that will completely destroy customerdealer relationships that have taken years to build up Saxbe opposes paying kidnapers tipn and asked the board toj the boardwithout Dergevprtj replace it The charges stem sent However Dergehas corri plained about not being able from administrative action over budget cutbacks and the expect ed layoff of nearly 100 teachers to defend himself if a closed meeting is held and an as yet undetermined The board is expected to de number of civil service em ployes Shortly before a closed execu tive session of the board began this morning board chairman Ivan A Elliott Jr Carmi said he did not know if or when termine today if the evidence will be presented in closed or open session If the board decides during its closed meeting today on how and when it will hear the evi dence that action may be sub Berkeley AP Atty Geri William B Saxbe today that he think the family1 bf newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst should comply with the demands of her kidnapers He also said authorities should at the board will consider evidence ject to criticism under the Iffi against the administration Joanne Thorpe chairman of the Faculty Senate said the senate is waiting to hear how and when the board wants the evidence to be presented She nois Open Meetings Law Under the law the board may discuss hiring and firing of per sonnel pending litigation cam pus security and labor negotia tions tempt to rescue the girl if they find where she is being hid den Saxbes comments came less than a day after a coalition of activist groups here offered to negotiate for the release of the 19yearold daughter of newspaper executive Randolph A Hearst Saxbe said he believes federal authorities can identify most of the kidnapers who say they are members of the Symbionese Liberation Army I certainly wouldnt recom Jaworski denied evidence Washington AP Special Watergate prosecutor Leo Jaworski said today the White House has refused to provide him with additional evidence for his investiga tion A spokesman for Jaworski i Watergate investigation re said the prosecutor has informquested of the White House since ed the chairman of the Senate jan 9 has now been refused by Judiciary committee from Mr James D St James 0 Eastland DMiss of the refusal Clair who advised us that he was acting at the direction of The production of the addithe President the spokesman tional evidence for the i said mend any compliance with such vague and unrealistic demands what they are asking is even beyond the ability of govern ment to perform Saxbe told reporters The SLA has demanded that her father arrange to provide worth of free food to each poor person in California Hearst said he is preparing a counteroffer but believes it im possible to comply fully with a program estimated to cost as much as million Saxbe said if federal officials knew where Miss Hearst was being held theyd go get her Saxbe said he believes it would be a dereliction of duty for FBI agents not to try to rescue Miss Hearst Valentines fadenot memories By Wanda Barras Of The Southern Illinoisan Evelyn Freres of Marion rummaged through an old trunk she had not looked into for 15 years and gently lifted out a valentine sent to her 50 years ago The valentine was in an en velope brown and tattered with age Mrs Freres slid out the threedimensional valentine It shows a young boy and girl standing innocently at the end of an old Dutch sailing ves sel In their hands are bou quets of red roses A small red tissue paper rosebud springs out in the midst of the flower laden ship The only words on the card are Loving Greeting But on the back Adolph Freres who is dead now wrote To Evelyn Wolf from Adolph Freres in 1924 The price of the card was 40 cents a handsome price for a valentine then Mrs Freres was in high school that year and didnt take the valentine seriously It was just Valentines Day and we exchanged valentines I was just in high school Valentines Day didnt mean anything then Wed just see who got the most The valentine was to be come of great sentimental value to Mrs Freres She later married Adolph Freres and tucked the valentine away with one she had obtained from her mother as a keep sake The valentine from her mother resembles a deli cately designed fan bedecked with red roses The greeting is An offering of friend ship The valentine is more than 70 years old Other older folks memories triggered by the arrival of valentines in the mail from greatgrandchildren grand children and friends recall special valentines they have received and given Cecile Tregoning 69 of Her rin remembers her first val entine Bless his heart I wonder if he is alive Ronald Kelly He sent my first valen tine that meant something to me A boy and girl sat in a buggy and the question was proposed Will you be my Valentine You didnt get them by mail in those days they were handed to you she said Mrs Tregoning says Val entines in our days were valentines They were so frilly When you received a valentine it meant something Cloudy and colder tonight with a chance of rain Lows in the 30s Friday mostly cloudy with highs in the 40s INDEX Classified 1720 Comici TV Bridge Crossword 23 Editorials 4 Family Living 67 20 Sports 1315 Weather details map 20 Pat Riley The mailman has been bringing Mrs Tregoning val entifes almost daily from places all over the country One card from her great granddaughter Andrea Har ris 5 is displayed on the refrigerator door so every body can see it This is a very special one and it must be in a special place Lena Quails 77 Herrin doesnt have many memories of frilly valentines I was pretty much of a tomboy Boys dont give lacy valen tines to tomboys she said Mrs Quails received the comic valentines mostly the old maid ones she said I just laughed at them and threw them away she chuck led I took them like they were intended Betty Kenyon Marion got all excited about a valen tine she received many years ago which was signed with a row of question marks one for each letter in the name of the light of my life Mrs Kenyon said People didnt sign names to Valen tines then You put down ques tions marks depending on the number of letters in your name The card had four ques tion marks for the first name and four for the last name she said Eight questions marks spelled Fred Hill to Mrs Kenyon I found out later it was not from the light of my life but from my best girl friend The friend sent the card as a prank Mrs Kenyon laughed Her friend called the other day and we laughed about it she says Mrs Kenyon recalls making valentines from paper doilies She sent cards to classmates she liked and some to those she didnt think would get very many It was a terrible rivalry as to how many cards people got she said Lola Brandon Herrin has valentines she has saved from her grandchildren since 1952 She keeps them in a scrap book with other familykeep sakes and every oncein a while she passes the time looking through the valen tines Oh I wouldnt take nothing for my cards she says Mrs Brandon made valen tines from wallpaper scraps when she was in school The variety of valentines depended on how many rooms you had to paper she laughed Pat Riley 92 a resident at Roosevelt Square Shelter Care Home Marion remem bers the valentines sent when he was a boy In Eng land If you had a friend with a little nose youd send him a valentine with a big nose he says Ive sent some funny ones I put them under the door so they wouldnt know who sent them Riley says Riley said My Mary Ann used to pour melted lead into water and it always made a ship on the night of Valen tines Day to show who the love of her life would be I was a sailor and a deep sea diver in England Riley said Mary Ann put chestnuts in the fire one for me and one for her If they cracked and popped a lot that was a bad sign She never told me whether they cracked a lot he laughed riley a resident of this country more than 50 years says Mary Ann She was a good one I hope God has her in a good place Ethel Ashby Marion col lects old valentines Some of them are her own others are from friends Mrs Ashby has come of the honeycomb valentines pop ular in the early 1900s and some postcard valentines Valemines were the pret tiest in the late 1800s the Victorian period she says Everything was frilly and dainty In the early 1900s valentines began changing and in the roaring 20s styles were terr ible But Nathalie Williams a clerk at a Marion card store says Valentines are more frilly this year But theyre probably still not as fancy as some of the older valen tines were she says Ethel Ashby of Marion with part of her valentine collection   

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